YS

Definition(s)


YS

Yield strength.

Source: API STANDARD 16AR, Standard for Repair and Remanufacture of Drill-through Equipment, First Edition, April 2017. Global Standards

YS

Stress level, measured at room temperature, at which material plastically deforms and will not return to its original dimensions when the stress is released.

  • NOTE: 1 The term is expressed in Newton’s per square millimeter (pounds per square inch) of loaded area.
  • NOTE: 2 All yield strength (YS) specified in this standard are considered as being the 0.2 % yield offset strength in accordance with ISO 6892 or ASTM A370.

Source: API STANDARD 16AR, Standard for Repair and Remanufacture of Drill-through Equipment, First Edition, April 2017. Global Standards